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Frosty Mirrors

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Brad3403, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. Brad3403

    Brad3403 Senior Member
    from Alberta
    Messages: 391

    Anyone know of a good product for keeping unheated side mirrors clear of frost and ice???
  2. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    hey brad, i get a product from canadian tire, (can't remember what its called) but i well get a name for you (you still looking for a loader a decent looking one on kijiji i saw last night)
  3. hoskm01

    hoskm01 Senior Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 475

    Factory heated mirrors. What are you driving?
  4. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Years ago when I played ice hockey, they made a face shield that was like a windshield and we used two different things to keep them from fogging or freezing. 1st thing was a product call NO FOG then other was shampoo. Our 1 ton doesn't have heated mirrors and it sucks when they get water from driving or plowing. It gets so bad the guys just have to get out and clean them off every so often.
  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
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  6. deicepro

    deicepro PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,124

    :laughing:I always wanted to "tap into" the nozzel that sprays the winsheild and extend the lines over to the mirrors and mount a nozzel on top of the mirror ( patent pending )
  7. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    I all ways used deicer. But now I have heated mirrors and I love them.
  8. show-n-go

    show-n-go Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    I have heated mirrors too but the bottom towing mirror isn't heated. I would also like to find something to put on there. They normally get so covered in salt i have to clean the whole mirror anyway so i deice them while i clean.

    BDEMOTT Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    I was thinking about trying a heated grip element off of a snowmobile or motorcycle, aftermarket they onyly cost about $10. My thought would be to sandwich it between the mirror glass and the plastic its mounted to. Im pretty sure they are 12v. any one ever tried this, I dont know if it would end up getting to hot or not.
  10. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Anti-fog in a bottle. Most snowmobile shops or motorcycle shops will have it.
  11. shovelracer

    shovelracer Senior Member
    Messages: 525

    I'd buy that.